Giving Pentabio 4 Vaccine In The Right Thigh?

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, my child has been vaccinating pentabio 4 months. But the location of the injection in the right thigh of my child, after I read it turns out that pentabio 4 should be on the upper arm. So does the vaccine work as it should / does not even have a reaction and requires further immunization if it is injected into the thigh? because after 5 hours this had just a low-grade fever along with an injection of pain.

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Vaccines are needed to increase the immunity of the body's immune system as a protector against the disease. In children, especially newborn babies, still get passive immunity derived from the mother, but over time the passive immunity will disappear and the baby will become vulnerable to certain diseases. The Indonesian Pediatrician Association (IDAI) has made immunization schedule recommendations that can help increase a child's immunity against diseases.


Pentabio vaccine is a vaccine that helps increase the body's immunity against several diseases, including: Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis (whole cell) -Hepatitis B- haemophilus influenzae type b. For information about the pentabio vaccine can be accessed and how to give it can be accessed at this link.


Giving intramuscularly through the thigh is an immunization that can be done, so far there is no scientific evidence that shows the difference in effectiveness of administering the vaccine intramuscularly through the thigh / shoulder. If there is a persistent immunization reaction, you can consult your pediatrician regarding your child's condition and further management.


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